Skip to comments.Most troops wouldn't oppose serving with gays, survey finds
Posted on 10/29/2010 10:19:37 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
A majority of active-duty and reserve service members surveyed by the Defense Department would not object to serving and living alongside openly gay troops, according to multiple people familiar with the findings.
The survey's results are expected to be included in a Pentagon report, due to President Obama on Dec. 1, regarding how the military would end enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" law that bans openly gay men and lesbians from serving in uniform.
Some troops surveyed - but not a majority - objected strongly to the idea of serving with gays and said they would quit the military if the policy changed, said the sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly share details of the survey.
Defense Department officials did not respond to requests for comment.
NBC News first reported Thursday evening on the survey's findings.
In July, the Pentagon sent a survey with dozens of questions to 400,000 active-duty and reserve troops. It asked whether they had ever shared a room or the showers with gay peers, and how they might act if a gay service member lived with a same-sex partner on base.
Military officials did not say how many troops completed the survey, but at least 103,000 had done so just days before it was due, according to the Pentagon. A similar survey was later sent to military spouses.
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my problem with homosexuals is that they’re sick and try and tell us all that they;’re normal just like their supporters.
has that cleared it up for you?
why do you not have a problem with the homo agenda, do you think they;re normal and should be serving, get married and have access to kids?
I was wondering it that canker on your lip was a sexual thing?
I was just curious as to the problems you had.
Hey, if you don't want to talk about, I understand.
That’s exactly one of their tactics - never discuss what they actually do, and present themselves as cleancut victims of “bigotry”.
Not just to keep it from spreading, but to roll it back so that the general public is not afraid to speak the truth and stand up for normalcy. The government enforcement of the homosexual agenda must be stopped and the roots dug out and destroyed.
Plenty of freepers have discussed problems they had with homosexuals in the military.
Why not start a vanity and I’ll ping the list.
What I want to talk about is how you pulled the train for the football team in High School.
are you drunk or something?
can you not answer a simple couple of questions ?
Do you not have a problem with homosexuals serving, ?
Queers getting married?
Queers getting kids?
simple yes or no would be OK .
You don’t seem to understand much thus far but i look forward to your answers.
Forgot to ask , have you ever served too?
Manc is a patriot who believes in constitutional principles.
Don’t insinuate anything nasty about him or you’ll have plenty of people seriously slamming you very hard.
Doe eyes must be drunk to have asked such a daft question.
My sons were military and one was grabbed in the shower by a fairy. The fairy never did it again. The military is no place for fairies. It’s akin to a drunk working in a liquor store.
If this poster had served she would know and understand this a;long with the repercussions of what will happen
I believe this poll for a few reasons.
1) Most senior NCOs and officers believe it’s futile to even fight it. It’s simply inevitable so our energy is better spent figuring out how to make it all work (if that’s possible) than to fight it.
2) The Army is very, very P.C. Any dissenting opinion will be listened to, the individual will be smiled at and thanked, then totally ignored. Remember—this is the Army that allowed Hasan to grow into a monster in front of God and everyone and didn’t allow anyone to do anything about it for fear of “racism” charges.
Look you said,
"Im telling you homosexuals should not serve at all, period and that is from experience after serving in combat recently."
I'm just asking you to expand a little more on your experience.
what is it with you can you not answer a simple few question?
Answer them or don’t bother replying, yes or no.
That is NOT what you were asking in post 232 Were you tempted?
Your inference was nasty.
The marines is the least PC along with combat units I’ve found.
The queers know this is their last chance to get their agenda passed and they also know that the majority still think their agenda is sick.
they just hope that if it passes then people will accept it but they are sadly mistaken.
I have family in MA and still people do not accept their agenda, infact they have pissed more people off
You’re a sick excuse for a freeper.
LOL,I just posted above that the “gay” mafia always accuse you of being a homosexual (but you see, you just don’t know it yet!).
And like clockwork...they prove me right again.
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